Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$8,500

$14,458

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
480
75th
600
25th
510
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,523
Declined 1,620
Total Received 8,143
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Public

6,399

undergraduate students

1,984

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Northwest Missouri State University, founded in 1905, is a public university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Maryville, MO, 95 miles north of Kansas City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,383
Established in 1905
Coeducational Coeducational

370-acre campus in Maryville (population: 11,757), 90 miles from Kansas City. Served by bus; major airport serves Kansas City. School occasionally operates transportation to Kansas City airport.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO
64468

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
480
75th
600
25th
510
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,523
Declined 1,620
Total Received 8,143

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,667

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,106
Housing $5,420
Food $3,850
Additional fees $3,394
Books & supplies $400
Total $18,170
Average Financial Aid - $7,667
Total with Avg. Aid $10,503

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,328,580
State $2,555,791
Institutional $3,737,235
Other external $567,749
Total $14,189,355

Non-need-based

Federal $87,160
State $234,763
Institutional $3,697,238
Other external $348,106
Total $4,367,267

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Financial Aid Office


P: 660 562-1363
F: 660 562-1674
finaid@nwmissouri.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

rugby, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

soccer, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cricket, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, fishing, golf, soccer, table tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), wakeboarding

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General. yes
Advertising. yes
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations. yes
Agricultural Teacher Education. yes yes
Agronomy and Crop Science. yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Behavioral Neuroscience. yes
Bilingual and Multilingual Education. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst. yes
Computer Teacher Education. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminology. yes
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes yes
Horticultural Science. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Veterinary Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Secondary School Administration/Principalship. yes
Social Psychology. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports Studies. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management/marketing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Agriculture

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,383

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

6,399
students

Female
57%
3,663

Male
43%
2,736

24%

1,984
students

Female
63%
1,258

Male
37%
726

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

5,262
students

Female
57%
3,010

Male
43%
2,252

18%

1,137
students

Female
57%
653

Male
43%
484

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

trimester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented China
Germany
India
Nepal
South Korea
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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